May 23: Feast of St. Joan Antida Thouret

May 23: Feast of St. Joan Antida Thouret

At 22, Joan Antida Thouret left her home and joined the Daughters of Charity. This life is an exile– a desert we must cross to reach our only true homeland which is heaven. – Saint Joan Antida Thouret In 1793, when the French Revolution was at its height, all...
I Believe! A Creed of the Poor

I Believe! A Creed of the Poor

I believe in those who pray and struggle, I trust in the eyes of those who weep and in the voice of the prophets, I believe in those who are persecuted, humiliated and mistreated I believe in those who have nowhere to lay their heads, In mothers who stay in the...
#IamVincent How? Organize!

#IamVincent How? Organize!

Organize. The year 1617 is for Vincent de Paul and for us an indication of what it means to say “I am Vincent.” The unnamed author of this reflection at our partner site, We are Vincentians, tells us “…nothing is acquired but what is given,...

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